Rosamond Gifford Zoo

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The Honey Bee Cafe will be closed today. The Hofman Dog Haus will be open and Dippin' Dots are available in the Animal Health Center.

Brew at the Zoo

presented by

Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Friday, August 2 | 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Ticket sales go live June 1. 

Purchase Advance Tickets

Members | $43

General Admission | $45

Additional Ticket Options

Designated Driver | $20

Reserved Parking | $15

VIP Tickets

Members | $87.50

General Admission | $90

This popular, annual beer-tasting fundraiser features a selection of regional craft beers, wines and cocktails. You'll enjoy a variety of local food trucks, live entertainment throughout the zoo, animals on evening exhibit, a silent auction features animal artwork, collectables, dining experiences, movie and sports memorabilia, and more!

Hayden Jewelers VIP Lounge tickets provide access to exclusive areas and beverage tastings, appetizers by Catering at the Zoo Executive Chef Allison Walts, animal greeters and dedicated VIP comfort stations for $87.50 for zoo members and $90 for non-members.

Friends of the Zoo is also offering designated driver tickets for $20 and reserved parking for $15 per spot.

Ticket sales go live June 1. 

Silent Auction


Check out art masterpieces painted by our zoo animals, dining and entertainment experiences, exciting sports and movie memorabilia, and much more! New items are being added every day.

2024 Brewery and Beverage List

American Mule

Angry Orchard

Athletic N/A

Beatbox Cocktails

Blueshine Lemonade

Brilla Prosecco

Colloca Winery

Copa Di Vino


Fox Run Winery

Fresca Mixed Vodka Spritz

Golden Road

Italian Ice


Lawson's Finest Liquids

Lifevine Organic

Lock 1 Distilling

Mamitas Tequila

Meiers Creek - Elephantastic

Middle Ages

New Blegium

Prison City

Sam Adams



Southern Tier

Stout Beard Brewery with: Beard American Lager, Phil Irish Stout

Sun Cruiser Ice Tea Vodka

Sunny D Vodka Seltzer

Surfside Iced Tea & Vodka



White Claw Tequila

White Claw Vodka Soda

Willow Rock

2024 Entertainment

2024 Food Trucks and Vendors

2024 Food Trucks and Vendors Application

Food Truck Vendor Image

Make plans now to attend one of the most anticipated events of the summer. This is one party not to be missed!

To apply - download and fill out the pdf form below. Please return completed application form to Olivia Fottrell, Development Associate at [email protected]


For more information, please contact Development Associate Olivia Fottrell at [email protected] or (315) 435-8511 x8518

Volunteer Opportunities

Brew Volunteer Photo

Want to join in the fun and help support our mission? Volunteer! Help with setup, handing out samples, and more.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Brew Sponsorship Deck Image Link
Download Sponsorship Deck
Download Sponsorship Deck

For more information, to sponsor or participate, please contact Heidi Strong, Director of Development at [email protected] or (315) 435-8511 x8526

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors!

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